John Holland charged over Perth project

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CHARGES have been laid against construction company John Holland and two contractors over injuries suffered by a worker.

The charges relate to an incident that injured a worker at the federal and WA government-funded NorthLink road project in Perth.

A load of steel posts were being moved with a telescopic handler on February 1, 2017 when a worker who was attempting to stabilise the load was struck in the leg by the machine, suffering severe fractures.

The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions has filed a total of four charges in the Magistrates Court of WA against John Holland, Omega Constructions and Universal Reo.